Mushroom Crack AKA Russian Mushroom Julienne

Mushroom Julienne at The Russian House

A while back, as we were studying about Russian in our chronological journey through history, I decided to research Russian restaurants in the Austin area. I remembered going to a place where we got some fantastic brine pickles and bought a beautiful book on Russian cuisine right after we first moved back to this area in 2007, but […]

Ingredient Challenge: Hazelnut Paste

Yep. You heard me right. Hazelnut Paste. In America, I would say this product is pretty much a novelty. But, I love hazelnuts. I absolutely love them. I have made a chocolate hazelnut cake before (but it didn’t quite turn out the way I wanted). I drink hazelnut flavored creamer in my coffee (or rather, […]